Why is sensory analysis important when tasting olive oil ?

Different consumer organizations focus on their interventions related to Virgin Olive Oil (VOO). Sometimes they carry out random checks with unsatisfactory results. In one of the last studies that we carried out at ESAO on samples sold in 8 supermarkets and large stores,...

How ESAO can help you selling olive oil

Deciding to embark on the olive sector and specifically the sale of olive oil is not an easy or straightforward path since it is probably the most stressed link in the entire value chain of the olive industry. We cannot consider the sale of oil as an act in itself, but it is...

What diseases can appear on your olive trees?

  The incidence of the different diseases and pests of the olive tree that can arise in an olive grove or even in a single individual, depends on the following factors: Variety Microclimate Macroclimate Soil Management

Master Olive Oil Consultant: the olive oil sector from production to selling

The olive oil sector is a sector of extraordinary relevance in countries of the Mediterranean basin, since they are producing countries. However, this relevance is increasing in non-producing or low-production countries. This importance of the olive oil sector is not only from...

What are the most common diseases in olive trees?

Generally, the less extreme the summer and winter temperatures, and the higher the relative humidity throughout the year, the higher the incidence of pests and diseases in the olive grove. The olive grove on the coast tends to have many more pests and diseases than the olive...

Are you ready to set up a business in the olive oil sector?

This is a question that should be asked by anyone who wants to be part of the olive oil industry. Setting up an olive oil company or having your own olive oil business is an interesting decision.

Why is it important to have notions in olive tree consulting?

Of all the fats consumed in the world, olive oil represents approximately 2% of the rest of the fats consumed. This data means that the market share that olive oil has left to enter homes, 98%, is really a business opportunity.

What requirements do you need to market oil?

When we talk about marketing olive oil, like any other agri-food product, you must follow the current legislation of the country in question. However, in most countries, you need some basic requirements that in some cases will have to be adapted.

Steps to become an olive oil expert

Becoming an expert in olive oil is not an easy task, since the olive oil industry is made up of a multitude of areas or variables, all of them different but closely related to each other.

Differences between formation pruning, production pruning and renewal pruning of the olive tree

In the first place, what we have to know before talking about the differences between the different types of pruning is that the hierarchical premises that govern pruning are: Adapt the structure of the olive tree to the way of harvesting Maximize lighting Maximize the leaf /...

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